SECCA Welcomes Deborah Randolph as New Education Curator

Deborah Randolph

Deborah Randolph

WINSTON-SALEM – Deborah Randolph has joined the staff of the Southeastern Center of Contemporary Art (SECCA) as Curator of Education.

SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive and is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday.

SECCA’s Executive Director Mark Leach says, “In her leadership role at SECCA, Deborah will be a tremendous addition to the staff. We’ll be looking to her to expand SECCA’s current education programs with fresh creative offerings that will be appropriate for children and adults. She will also be working closely with the public and private school systems to encourage exhibition-driven classroom education, as well as creating new collaborations with other community agencies.”

Randolph is the former Associate Curator of Education at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, Louisiana. She came to that position from the School Leadership Center of Greater New Orleans, which provides professional development and support for school principals.

She is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on arts integration in the American South. Randolph has taught courses in arts integration for pre-service teachers at the University of New Orleans and as a graduate assistant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“I am thrilled to be working at SECCA,” Randolph says. “It’s such a vibrant and innovative arts center. I plan to use my previous experience in museum education and knowledge of curriculum theory and practice to broaden SECCA’s education agenda. I am looking forward to engaging people from across the community and State to participate in programs and events and help explore contemporary art in new ways.”